Wednesday, August 22, 2012

From pet books to thrillers: meet prolific author Amy Shojai!

Continuing in our series of profiling authors who are members of KindleBoards, today we introduce you to the versatile Amy Shojai. A certified animal behavior consultant, Amy has 24 published pet books. She's also a regular blogger and podcaster, and has been featured in national telecasts and magazines.   

As Amy says, she's been re-inventing herself for years, and she's about to release her debut thriller. Animal-related, of course! 

Amy brought her "back list" published books to new life on Kindle - and her book Complete Kitten Care continues to stay in the top 10 cat book titles on both Kindle and Print lists. She is also a contributor to numerous pet-related books in the "Chicken Soup" series.

Her debut thriller will launch first on Kindle on September 20, published by Bob Mayer's Cool Gus Publishing/Who Dares Wins.

Amy blogs at the Bling, Bitches & Blood Blog, and also is the Puppies Guide at, the cat behavior expert at, and hosts a weekly half hour Internet Pet Peeves radio show.

Amy has been featured as an expert in numerous print venues including The New York Times, Reader’s Digest, and Family Circle, as well as national radio and television networks such as CNN, Animal Planet’s DOGS 101 and CATS 101. She’s been a consultant to the pet products industry and a host/program consultant for select “furry”  TV projects. Amy brings her unique pet-centric viewpoint to public appearances, writer conferences keynotes/seminars and thriller fiction (including pet “voice”).

You can view all of Amy's titles on her Amazon author page. Thanks for being part of our Kindleboards community, Amy!


  1. Amy's a great part of our community! She always shares her knowledge with pet owners who post pet questions in our Not Quite Kindle forum. Enjoyed this profile.

  2. Hi Betsy True, thanks for the kind words! and thanks so much to KBoards.Blogspot for the awesome profile. I love KindleBoards!

  3. Amy is not only all those things listed in her impressive profile, but she's also a great friend and supporter of her fellow writers. She's bound to be as successful at fiction writing as she at non-fiction and all the other public areas of her life!

  4. Amy also gives out great bite-sized advice on twitter! Highly recommend following her. Can't wait for the thriller, Amy!

  5. Amy is one amazing woman. Not only is she the best-informed pet care specialist I have met, she is also a talented author who is always generous with her time and support. To top it off, she also writes and performs in live theatre ... truly a woman for all seasons!

  6. Amy ROCKS!! Follow this woman and strap in for the ride. She has a ton of info to share. I'm looking forward to watching her fiction unfold. :-)